|Fieldfares steaming south! Click to enlarge|
2-3 Short-eared Owls were still present and 2 showed well hunting along the east side early afternoon. Also seen were 2 Water Pipits along the Colne and on the frozen southern flood in the company of 3 Meadow Pipit, 3+ (2m, 1f) Stonechat, 3 Song Thrush still feeding along the banks of the Colne, 2 Common Snipe flushed from the Colne, 1 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe and 1 Goldcrest.
|3 Song Thrushes have spent the last few days foraging along the banks of |
the Colne where the ground is less frozen
Stanwell Moor added 2 Golden Plover E (appeared to drop down onto King George IV Reservoir), another 44 Fieldfare (mainly S), 2+ Lesser Redpoll feeding with 5+ Reed Bunting, 3 Common Snipe, 4 Gadwall (came off King George IV Reservoir), 1 Northern Lapwing, 4 Greenfinch over (mainly S), 8 Goldfinch N and 2m Pheasant.